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It's A Good Thing That Trump Is Asking About Strong Or Weak Dollar (www.talkmarkets.com)
2 weeks ago by Gary Anderson (18/18 = 100% civil) in #investing
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While I am no fan of Trump, he is thinking correctly about the dollar, asking the right question. Here is the problem with easy money, the Fed simply does...
Apple Revenue, iPhone Sales Come Up Short (www.cnbc.com)
1 year ago by Ironman (156/168 = 92% civil) in #apple
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Oh No..... - - Apple reported fiscal first quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates, but came in below expectations on revenue, iPhone sales and more. The company said it saw...
Princes of the Yen - Documentary (princesoftheyen.com)
2 weeks ago by BayAreaObserver in #Economics
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“Princes of the Yen: Central Banks and the Transformation of the Economy” reveals how Japanese society was transformed to suit the agenda and desire of powerful interest groups, and how...
Most Government Workers Could Be Replaced By Robots (www.zerohedge.com)
2 weeks ago by zzyzzx (77/77 = 100% civil) in #robots
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Most Government Workers Could Be Replaced By Robots, New Study Finds A study by a British think tank, Reform, says that 90% of British civil service workers have jobs...
Trump to bring back bubbles, for the economy (www.npr.org)
2 weeks ago by Dan8267 (277/280 = 98% civil) in #economics
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After all, bubbles make our economy run. #economics #politics...
Another failure of capitalism: defrauding greiving families (www.npr.org)
2 weeks ago by Dan8267 (277/280 = 98% civil) in #economics
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On NPR right now. Funeral home corporations charge drastically different (several fold) prices for the exact same service carried out by the exact same people using the exact same equipment...
California exports end 2016 on high note (www.centralvalleybusinesstimes.com)
2 weeks ago by tvgnus
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But total for 2016 is below 2015s •  After a sluggish start to the year, export numbers picked up in the spring Californias merchandise export trade concluded 2016 with...
Fed Rate Hike Is Coming
1 year ago by Logan Mohtashami in #Housing
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2 year which needs to be over .80% is now at .90% #Housing #Economics
The Problem with Academia (medium.com)
3 weeks ago by Patrick (392/392 = 100% civil) in #antifragility
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I love pretty much everything that Nassim Taleb writes! In some areas, such as gender studies, psychology, the ritualistic publishing game gradually maps less and less to real research, by...
How to Track the Trump Housing Bubble (www.talkmarkets.com)
1 month ago by Gary Anderson (18/18 = 100% civil) in #investing
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Tracking the likely Trump housing bubble will be helpful to economists, investors, renters, potential home buyers and home sellers. It is not an absolute given that there will be...
Steve Bannon may want a massive financial crisis and war with China and destruction of the planet (www.businessinsider.com)
3 weeks ago by Gary Anderson (18/18 = 100% civil) in #politics
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President Trump's adviser, Steve Bannon, is on the cover of this week's Time magazine, and in the piece it is revealed that Bannon deeply believes in a theory about...
How free games are designed to make money
3 weeks ago by Dan8267 (277/280 = 98% civil) in #economics
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#economics #scitech
Things Just Got Serious in Europe's War on Cash (wolfstreet.com)
3 weeks ago by BayAreaObserver in #CashlessSociety
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The central authorities in Europe just launched their most important offensive to date in their multiyear War on Cash. The new move comes directly from the European Union’s executive branch,...
Trump, Wall Street and the banking caucus ready to rip apart Dodd-Frank (www.publicintegrity.org)
3 weeks ago by BayAreaObserver in #DoddFrank
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“Dodd-Frank has made it impossible for bankers to function,” Trump said at the time, even as banks have reported increasing profits year over year since the passage of Dodd-Frank. An...
Trump And International Trade
3 weeks ago by ohomen171
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Trump And International Trade I’m carefully observing what Donald Trump is doing about his campaign promises to stop foreign trading partners from taking advantage of us. He seems to focus...
Technology's role in the world populist movement. (markets.businessinsider.com)
1 month ago by BayAreaObserver in #Populism
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Populism sits easily with both extreme left and right who claim to represent ordinary people in their struggle to restore their right to be heard as an expression of "pure...
P.S. Gruber still thinks you are a Moron (www.breitbart.com)
1 month ago by Tenpoundbass (125/125 = 100% civil)
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On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” MIT Economics Professor and Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber argued, “The people who oppose the law are people who...
The American Dream Is Easier To Achieve In Canada
1 month ago by ohomen171
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The American Dream Is Easier To Achieve In Canada The Huffington Post The United States is called the "land of opportunity." But economists say the American dream is actually much...
Robots will take the boss's job, not the janitor's (www.theguardian.com)
1 month ago by tovarichpeter
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Low-paid service sector jobs such as cleaning, gardening, carers, or cooks, are not most at risk machines find it hard to replicate the movements of humans in everyday tasks....
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